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Battle for Maersk’s soul sends board member out in unusual defense of the company’s culture

A member of Maersk’s board has thrown himself into a somewhat unusual defense of the company’s soul after a colleague described Maersk as an IT company. “A struggle for culture”, as a long-time connoisseur of the company calls it.

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It is rare for a member of Maersk’s board on his own to go public with questions about the company, but when a colleague described Maersk as an IT company, it was obviously too much for Thomas Lindegaard Madsen.

He is the captain of one of Maersk’s container ships and also an employee-elected member of Maersk’s board, where, together with the chair, Jim Hageman Snabe, and family representative Ane Mærsk Mc-Kinney Uggla and others, he is helping to set the overall framework for this company.

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